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) #339 of 3,375 Restaurants in Melbourne ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , ,
407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9810 0086
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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Reviews (188)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was fortunate to find this little boutique Pub in the suburbs, amazing set up fantastic food along with a wide drink selection the perfect local or get away 👍

Thank Carmelo O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed the night. The menu has changed, the starters have been removed and is only entree now. I liked the starters, they were always tasty. I went with just a main, had the veal schnitzel with fresh coleslaw and...More

Thank Lawriem1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked into a space buzzing with positive energy & attentive staff. Not a surprise that you'd need to reserve a table at this popular venue. I had a delicious, perfectly cooked porterhouse. My partner had the Guinness Pie. We shared a side of cauliflower and...More

Thank CaroF24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, clean dining area. Warm and comfortable. Excellent table service. Suberb food produced from the kitchen. A lovely meal with a great selection of food and drinks. Definately going to return and take a group. Oysters from Tasmania too begin. Roast pork and duck leg...More

Thank CaptainSebbySebby
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

On the recommendation of a friend I was introduced to O'Connell's in South Melbourne - it's considered an institution by locals. From the moment you walk in there's a warm and friendly atmosphere. Staff are friendly and highly attentive, and provide terrific service. The menu...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This seemed to be a very popular local restaurant that had come highly recommended by friends. The menu and cooking quality justified its reputation as a fine gastropub. Service was not fast but seemed well-spaced. An enjoyable lunch.

Thank E T
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

A group of us booked a table as part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. The deal was 2 courses with a glass of house wine for $40 from the Express menu. Just 2 choices per course were available. The irony was after 90...More

Thank gobigsal
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi There. Thank you for reviewing our venue. We're very disappointed to hear about your experience. Our goal is to provide high quality food and excellent customer service. If you would like to contact us further at feedback@themelbournevenuecompany.com.au with the date and time of your...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Ate here with some work colleagues and would definitely come back. The oysters and Steaks were delicious! Great cosy small pub atmosphere. Service was attentive and efficient. Great wine list to match with some amazing food.

Thank CezK
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thanks for the great review CezK. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant for a 7:30 pm booking and it was busy though not full. We ordered and waited and waited and waited and were not served until 8:35. The Manager did deal with our complaints by offering free drinks and as there...More

Thank Joyce W
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi, Joyce W. Thank you for taking the time to review O'Connell's. We are always looking for ways to improve and will make sure to pass this onto the manager. If you have any concerns in future, please contact us directly at feedback@theaustralianvenuecompany.com.au.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited your restaurant recently and ordered the beautiful Rib Eye which I shared with a friend the others ordered the Eye Fillet Steaks. Do you know when your thoughts are expecting what you are going to receive. Well our expectations were fulfilled. Excellent steaks...More

Thank Joseph P
AVCCommunityManager, Manager at O'Connell's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Hi There. Thanks for the wonderful review. We'll make sure to pass on your feedback about the food and service to the manager. We look forward to welcoming you back next time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Coventry ST, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9810 0086
  • E-mail
Open Daily from 11am, O'Connell's Bar and Restaurant has an extensive Australian and International wine list, nine Craft beers on tap and exquisite menu.

Wine and beer are also a focus at O'Connell's with the new list featuring over 250 wines from Australia, NZ, France, Italy, Spain and Austria. In there bar, there are 14 craft beers on tap and a concise selection of wines by the glass.

Refurbished by renowned Melbourne Architects, Techne, all the key features of O'Connell's have remained with an emphasis on enhancing these characters and balancing them with modern design elements.
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